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05KUWAIT5074 2005-12-11 07:49:00 UNCLASSIFIED Embassy Kuwait
Cable title:  

KUWAIT WITHDRAWS RESERVATION REGARDING UN

Tags:   PHUM PREL SOCI SCUL KDEM KWMN KU 
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RR RUEHBC RUEHDE RUEHKUK RUEHMOS
DE RUEHKU #5074 3450749
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 110749Z DEC 05
FM AMEMBASSY KUWAIT
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 2096
INFO RUEHEE/ARAB LEAGUE COLLECTIVE
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK 3028
					  					
UNCLAS KUWAIT 005074

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

STATE FOR NEA/ARPI AND NEA/PI

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM PREL SOCI SCUL KDEM KWMN KU
SUBJECT: KUWAIT WITHDRAWS RESERVATION REGARDING UN
CONVENTION ON ELIMINATING DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN


Local English language daily The Arab Times reported that
Ambassador Nabila Al-Mulla, Kuwaiti Permanent Representative
to the UN notified UN SYG Kofi Annan on December 10 that the
GOK had withdrawn its reservation to article 7(a) of the UN
Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination
against Women (CEDAW) on women's political rights. On May
16, 2005, Parliament approved legislation granting suffrage
to Kuwaiti women.

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